A list of homebrewing clubs in South Africa

Start a Craft Brewery in South Africa

So, you’ve brewed an awesome beer and, in a haze of euphoria, imagine doing it for a living. The question arises, should I start a craft brewery in South Africa? You start looking for information…

Padas River Oatmeal Stout

Tasting: Padas River Oatmeal Stout

Padas River Oatmeal Stout has been in the bottle for just about a week now, but I couldn’t resist and uncorked the first one last night. Named for a muddy river in Borneo, which is as exhilarating as it is brown and foamy, the stout sure does live up to its name.

Homebrewed KickAss IPA v1 Tasting - Rocky head needs tweaking. Aiming for creamy.

Home-brewed KickAss IPA Tasting

I “test tasted” nearly my entire little nano-batch of half-matured KickAss IPA and almost exclusively by myself, save for 1 bottle that I gave to a friend for feedback. Not a great strategy for #IPADay, but at least there’s something else in the fermenter…

My first all-grain brew. A Robust Porter.

My Home-brewed Robust Porter Tasting

After much of almost exclusively my own anticipation, I finally cracked opened one the recently-brewed Robust Porters for a tasting. Aside from the fact that it’s the first dark beer I’ve ever brewed, it’s also my first all-grain result.